The following checklist was designed to assist you in the application process. Please follow it very carefully. Early application is advisable as class is limited. Please check the items below that you have included and/or review the information as stated with this application.

  • Application to the college
    Complete an application to the college for admission if you are not a current student at PCC. For more information contact (626)585-7395.

  • Application to the Dental Assisting Program
    Complete an application to the Dental Assisting Program. Applications are accepted during the time periods as posted in the Health Sciences Division Office.

  • Transcripts
    Send to: Pasadena City College
    Health Sciences Division Office W 204
    1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91106
    One copy of your high school and college transcript must be included with your application.

  • Schedule an Appointment
    Once you have filed both applications and have been accepted by PCC for admission and your transcripts are on file in the Dental Assisting office, schedule an appointment with the program director (626) 585-7542.

  • Registration
    Upon acceptance into the Dental Assisting Program, you will receive a specific packet with detailed registration information. Be prepared to pay registration fees at time of registration. For more information specific to the registration process contact (626)585-7575.

  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    In accordance with standard 5.1 as set forth by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation and in an effort to minimize risk to student and staff, we strongly encourage that all students obtain immunization against infectious diseases (mumps, measles, rubella, and hepatitis B). Each student accepted into the program must have completed and returned the PCC Health Clearance form prior to the first day of classes in the Fall Semester. Additional information is available upon request in the DA program office R 508 or the Health Sciences Division office in W 204.

  • Additional Program Cost
    If accepted into the Dental Assisting program, I understand that there will be additional cost to enrollment in the Dental Assisting Program in additional to tuition, parking, health fee’s, etc., that include but not limited to: Instrument kits (Est. $ 1300.), uniforms (Est. $ 500.), books (Est. $700), Immunizations/Health Form requirements (est. $ 200), Licensing applications fees (Est. $500),
    Misc. (Est. $ 200). It is recommended that you apply for financial aid early.

  • Skills and Abilities
    I have reviewed the skills and abilities recommended to be a successful student in the Dental Assisting Program and agree that I will be able to perform the skills and abilities as listed.
    Each student accepted into the Dental Assisting program must provide proof and maintain a current CPR/Basic Life Support card prior to the 1st day of course.

  • CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
    Each Student accepted into the Dental Assisting program must provide proof of and maintain a current CPR/Basic Life Support card.

  • Driver’s License/CA identification
    Each student accepted into the Dental Assisting program must provide a copy of his or her driver’s license or ID and a copy of your current student ID.